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  1. ericwaddle3

    ericwaddle3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As any ever had or seen one of the Sears 10x12 garden sheds made into a coop? Was thinking about buying one and converting it, they only cost $450, plus a little inside work for nest, roost, and a petition or two. Was just curious on how one would work and hold up
     
  2. Grog

    Grog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been using a rubbermade shed for 3 years now it has held up fine.
     
  3. wilobrookfarms

    wilobrookfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My coop is a 8x10 hip roof style garden shed. I divided it so that the back 6x8 is coop, and the front is for feed/storage. Mine is pretty heavy duty. Wood siding, shingled roof, wood floor etc. I like it? Of course bigger would always be better, but its what was here.
     
  4. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eric - which one do you mean? Do you have a link? I'm trying to compare pricing and I would love to get a good deal on something like this and turn it into a coop.

    Grog - you're using a Rubbermaid shed for your chicken coop? Which one?
     
  5. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one. It works great. We had to redo a couple of things but nothing major.
     
  6. Grog

    Grog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:the largest one Lowes sells like 8x10
     
  7. darkmatter

    darkmatter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Metal sheds really cook in the Sun. (And I think are flimsy, anyway)
     
  8. Grog

    Grog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2 what he said
     
  9. airmechreed

    airmechreed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My profile pic is a coup that I built for around 300.00 found them on line for 1700.00 to 2100.00 so you could build a coup easier and cheaper than buying a shed and then spending money on it to convert it. Unless you just want to. But if you want to save money I would just build it yourself. jmo
     

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